Rockin’ Ross

By: Maria McAlister-Young The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang drew nearly three thousand top-tier athletes from ninety-two countries to compete on the most exalted stage of international sports. And the Summer Olympics is even bigger, with an even greater number of  sporting events and athletes. In 2020, rock climber Ross Fulkerson, a junior at Design Tech High …

Running a Sports Team

By: Bradley Kishiyama Design Tech expanded its athletics program by adding track as a spring sport. Design Tech continues to race down its track to success. On February 14th, d.tech held its first ever track practice, which officially made it d.tech’s third spring sport, joining baseball and swimming. 24 d.tech students gathered on the Bay …

Varsity Girls Soccer: A Dragons Team on Fire

By: Hezekiah Smithstein The 2018 Design Tech Soccer team proved to be one of the best sports teams in d.tech history by almost going undefeated.  The Design Tech High School varsity girls soccer team has been the team to beat this season in the Private School Athletic League (PSAL). The Dragons, under coach Louis Skyriotis, …

Super Bowl Stars Super Foles

By: Bradley Kishiyama In what many believed would be a defensive stand-off due to the Eagle’s dominant defensive front, the Super Bowl ended up being an offensive shootout. Both teams combined for 1,151 total yards, smashing records for most yards gained not only in Super Bowl history, but in any NFL game ever. Few predicted …

On the Fence With Paige Luong

By: Sofya Shatalova Parry, riposte, touche: d.tech junior Paige Luong demonstrates her technique at her most recent fencing competition. Luong is a competitive fencer and a part of the San Francisco Fencers’ Club. Paige Luong began her fencing career six years ago, her choice of weapon being the foil. “Foil is both physically and mentally …

d.tech’s Tanson Chan Qualifies For Cross Country State Championship

By: Nicholas Dal Porto The cross country program at Design Tech is undoubtedly one of the most notable and successful sports programs in the school’s history. Fearlessly led by beloved math teacher Matthew Cooley, they’ve been relentlessly practicing and competing for many months this year. Finally, the months of demanding physical training and body numbing …

d.tech Basketball: Tryouts and what to expect for the season

By: Kleiton Carl Macrohon Just like the regular NBA season, d.tech basketball is just around the corner, which means that our Dragons are prepping for an amazing season. Tryouts begin November 1st, and for returning players, conditioning has already begun. So, as this year’s basketball season is about to commence, get out your basketball shorts, Jordans, …

First Cross Country Meet Hits the Ground Running

By: Joseph Nguyen The breath. It is inhaled swiftly, but not viciously; it is a controlled motion, practiced over countless hours. Exhaled – for one purpose. The calves. Their muscles are not pronounced. They are slim, efficient, effective. For one purpose. The eyes. Some are focused inward on other things; homework and TV shows and …